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Art in the Garden Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together,” said John Ruskin, 19th century, British essayist and art critic. Applying Ruskin’s definition, one’s garden could be fine art. And … Continue reading

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Thoughts for our gardens in winter

  The National Arboretum is the focus for my February column, “Thawing February’s Chill.”   My gardens columns appear monthly in What’s Up? Magazine.

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Learning From History in the Garden

Following is my November Gardening column from What’s Up? Magazine. Just click on the link to see the article on the magazine’s website. Back to the Future in the Wm. Paca Gardens

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Home Garden Look: Transform Your Garden’s Relationship with Water | What’s Up Magazine

A water feature can be your garden’s superstar. Installing a fountain, waterfall, or pond as a focal point transforms a garden area into a bit of Eden. Source: Home Garden Look: Transform Your Garden’s Relationship with Water | What’s Up … Continue reading

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In praise of the sturdy “gladiola”

Yes, I know the correct spelling is “gladiolus,” but I’m going for the pronunciation I heard as a child. Let me retrace my train of thought, if that’s possible, and you have the patience… Recently, a friend was arranging some … Continue reading

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